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Imagine a future where brains can be scanned, where personalities and consciousness become simulacra. Let’s take all of the energy and passion of youth and let it loose on a digital playground. Let’s raise it in a world where killscores mean more than lives because lives mean nothing – because you have no attachment to […]

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If you read our recent interview with Ren Warom then you’ll already know that I love Escapology. It is one of those rare books that manages to cram a great deal into far too few pages and not suck for it. Taking classic cyberpunk tropes as a starting point, it swiftly throws a heap of […]

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In June of this year Titan Books published Escapology, the debut novel from British author, Ren Warom. The story of an A Grade hacker crippled by addiction and shit luck, and an assassin trapped in a job she can’t escape, Escapology is a fast-paced cyberpunk thriller that doesn’t pull any punches. It’s a world where everybody has a […]

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In an effort to keep things fresh we’re trying a new format for our music reviews. Our monthly roundups will give you insight into new submissions and findings from around the web. Don’t worry about our extended feature reviews going anywhere though – we’ll still be writing long and in-depth reviews for albums and release […]

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HKE is a slippery fella. No sooner have you pinned him down than he’s gone again, lurking somewhere in the ether behind a vaporous cloud and a double-dozen masks. With countless releases under his belt and an endless list of pseudonyms, he’s something of an enigma in our digital times. He’s also a very busy boy, […]

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Early last year indie developers Postindustrial Games announced Human Interface Nakamura Tower, their forthcoming cyberpunk hybrid boardgame. As a casual gamer with a love of the obvious, I had to find out more. Centred on the struggle between two mega corporations and the rogue AI within the titular Nakamura tower, HINT promised a hybrid gaming […]

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Looking for something a little out of the ordinary? Like a little weirdness in your books? How about a touch of cosmic horror in amongst the hacking and double crossing? Do you like thrills that leave a scar? You should check out Ren Warom’s Escapology.  After the world broke, Foon Gung was the only piece of […]

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“Press play,” says a youthful digital voice. A VST choir begins to sing. A gentle melody chimes. This is our introduction to James Ferraro’s Human Story 3, a “dialectic on the discord between technological advancement, human folly and human progress” (in his own words). Ferraro has been doing the rounds for some years now, operating somewhere in […]

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One of my favourite things about electronic music is how well it lends itself to concept work. Whilst many a good concept album has been created in a more traditional band setting, electronic music is better suited to removing the player(s) from the equation, instead leaving a body of sound that stands apart from the […]

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